Parking Information


Parking permits are required to park at UNM-Valencia or the Workforce (Westside) Training Center

To Request a Parking Permit, click Apply for Parking Permit 

  1. Permits may be picked up at the UNM-Valencia Police Department:
    • Monday - Thursday,  8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
    • Fridays,  8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
  1. You will need to show: 
    1. PICTURE ID: UNM ID card (obtained at the Library) preferred, or a class schedule that contains your Banner ID number along with another government issued ID card such as a driver's license. 
    2. Valid Driver's License
    3. Proof of Valid Registration
    4. Proof of Insurance 
  1. Permits are free of charge for each vehicle registered; replacement fee of $5.00 will be charged for lost permits. 
  1. Permits must be visible (driver’s side, lower corner). 
  1. Visitor parking is for visitors only (students, staff, faculty are not visitors.) 
  1. In accordance with NM state law, handicapped plates/placards are required to use designated handicapped spots. 
  1. Enforcement/Citations:  
    UNM-Valencia Campus Police enforce parking regulations.  Citations will be issued for various violations, such as failure to display a permit, parking in Visitor Parking with a permit displayed, and occupying handicapped spots without proper placards/identifiers. 
If you have received a citation and choose to dispute it, please download and fill out the UNM-Valencia Campus Parking Violation Appeal form  and send it to with “Appeal” in the subject line.  All appeals must be submitted in writing, on this form, within five (5) business days.  The UNM-Valencia Campus Police will  review and respond to the appeal. 
Decisions are final.  

Failure to pay a citation may result in a hold being placed on your bursar account or other administrative action.